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Configuring nginx to serve multiples subdomains on Gitlab dropplet

Hello,

I have set up a Gitlab dropplet which is working fine. I would like to leave gitlab on a specific subdomain and use nginx to server other websites too.

I already edited gitlab to answer on that subdomain (gitlab.example.com) but I don't know how to configure nginx to point the other ones. I could not find the standard sites-availables, sites-enabled folders.

Can you help me?


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Hi

gitlab installer is using chef recipe to provision ngnix. You can modify those recipies as is described here:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24090624/using-gitlabs-nginx-to-serve-another-app/

The GitLab one-click image uses GitLab’s “omnibus” installer. It’s designed to run in a self contained manner and installs it own libraries including Nginx under <code>/opt</code>. So you might be better off installing GitLab yourself on a clean droplet:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-gitlab-as-your-very-own-private-github-clone

Hi Leto,

I’ll do my best to help you but first I just need to know some more information. Why are you unable to use the standard sites-available/sites-enabled(sites-enabled is just system links to sites available btw)

You can setup a server block like this in whatever configuration file you are using to allow another domain <pre> server { listen 80 default_server; listen [::]:80 default_server ipv6only=on;

root /usr/share/nginx/html;
index index.html index.htm;

server_name localhost;

location / {
    try_files $uri $uri/ =404;
}

} </pre> Hope this helps…